1. Data protection experts want watchdog to investigate Conservative and Labour parties They’re probably contravening the GDPR by buying Experian data and then using it for targeting voters.
  2. Why the cost of education and healthcare continues to rise Essentially because of Baumol’s cost disease. Useful explainer.
  3. The ethics of algorithms: Mapping the debate Really helpful framework for thinking about this.
  4. There are bots: look around Terrific essay by Renee DiResta on the parallels between automated trading in financial markets and in the so-called “marketplace of ideas”.